- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 1, 2015

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Two workers have died after an industrial accident at the SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc., plant in Wayne County.

Sheriff’s Major Tom Effler tells media outlets that emergency personnel were called to the Goldsboro plant Monday evening. An employee who had been working in a large transformer became unresponsive. Two other employees then entered the transformer and become unresponsive as well.

Effler says two employees died, and the third was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Their names have not been released.

Effler says authorities don’t yet know what harmed the workers. The incident will be investigated by the North Carolina Industrial Commission.

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